sb's dearest hope ⇒
It is my dearest hope that one day she will find the happiness she deserves.
sb's dearest wish ⇒
His dearest wish was to see you two married. ⇒
My dearest wish is that this family feud should be forgotten.
a wish dear to her heart
what a dear little ring!
See for dear life
his errors have cost him dear
But, Melody, I definitely didn't begin, ``My dearest darling Mr Chambers '.SOMEBODY (2002)
God is attentive to your needs as a caring father is to his dearest son.Diamonds in the Dust
He couldn't believe you were only just sixteen, Maria dearest.The Golden Lion
I will miss this place but Michael has found the dearest little house at Bundall.Australian News Misc (2004)
Lucky pig will get you a man Vienna - Austrians present their nearest and dearest with small "lucky pigs" around Christmas time.SA Star (2004)
Speaking on behalf of her father, Roseanne Cash said: "My daddy has lost his dearest companion... and his soul mate.NME (New Musical Express) (2003)
The truth is, one cannot be candid, or honest with one's dearest.Independent (1999)
You see, my dearest , by incorporating, he personally couldn't be held legally accountable for - for anything.Miss Melville Regrets